Modernism

MODERNISM


TEN PRINCIPLES FOR GOOD DESIGN

By Dieter Rams

Rams' principles from the late 1970s have stood the test of time. So not only is good design long-lasting, so is good design theory! Read more

GLASS ARCHITECTURE

By Paul Scheerbart

A vision from 1914: the cityscapes of the future as coloured crystals of architecture, a stained glass world of transparency and light. Read more

 

ON EDGE: BORDER ANXIETY
IN POSTWAR BRITAIN

By Katherine Shonfield

In this essay written in 1999, Shonfield dissects the complexities of arbitrarily-imposed border conditions. A prescient piece. Read more